2013 New Jersey Devils (Team News, Player Discussion)
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01-13-2013, 11:47 PM
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My prediction is Darche gets a contract, and makes the team. It will most likely be a two way contract though, and it will definitely be just a year, and under a million. Probably around what Sykora made last year. Seems like he could be useful. Maybe like Jay Pandolfo, but let's hope he's not as embarrassingly terrible as Jay was his last couple seasons with us.
I also have to believe Sykora was not brought back for reasons other than giving a younger player a chance like Lou said. Maybe Pete told Lou he has no more use for him after running out of gas last year, maybe he wanted more money, but something I have to believe is up.
I would expect when Sykora signs somewhere he'll get 3 or 4 times as much as he made last year. I can see the Isles, or another cap floor team offering him $2.5 million for a year.
Never really thought of that.
If a team offers you that much money, then you have to take it at this point of your career(Sykora's career, that is).
BUT I'd rather he be a Devil 'cause we saw that he ran out of gas during the course of the LONG Regular season....
In a 48-game season, he'd still have gas in the tank in the playoffs....
Oh well....I'm sure Lou knows what he's doing.
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